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Former Ontario Lieutenant Governor Hilary Weston, with her husband, Galen Weston, has sponsored the Writers’ Trust of Canada nonfiction prize since 2011. Photo: Sonia Recchia/Getty Images for Variety

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Hilary Weston Award for Nonfiction Finalists

/ BY Kim Honey / September 3rd, 2020


The Writers’ Trust of Canada announced its shortlist for the $60,000 Hilary Weston Award for non-fiction on Sept. 30, which includes Lorna Crozier for Through the Garden: A Love Story (with Cats), Steven Heighton for Reaching Mithymna: Among the Volunteers and Refugees on Lesvos, Jessica J. Lee for Two Trees Make a Forest: Travels Among Taiwan’s Mountains & Coasts in Search of My Family’s Past, Tessa McWatt for Shame on Me: An Anatomy of Race and Belonging and David A. Neel for The Way Home. The winner will be announced Nov. 18.

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